UrologyA 4-year-old girl was brought to a local emergency department (ED) after an episode of dizziness, vomiting, and horizontal nystagmus.
Urology<DIV id=article-content-body> <P><STRONG><EM>Is it necessary to test for cure during therapy for urinary tract infection (UTI)?</EM></STRONG></P> <P>Each year in this country, UTI is diagnosed and treated in numerous children younger than 18 years; some are hospitalized as a result. Affected children have positive urine cultures and are treated with antibiotics. Is it necessary to prove that the infection is being cured by repeating the urine culture after 48 hours of treatment?</P></DIV>
Genetic disordersA 13-year-old girl noticed that the skin around a "mole" on her abdomen had gradually changed color.
Genetic disordersA 10-month-old child was admitted for evaluation of an enlarged abdomen, splenomegaly, and developmental delay.
PhotoclinicA 9-year-old boy was brought to the emergency department after complaining that a piece of chicken was stuck in his throat. He had dinner 3 hours earlier.
Osteoid OsteomaFirm, nontender mass noted within the right sternocleidomastoid muscle. Not fixed to the overlying skin.
Osteoid OsteomaAdolescents with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at risk for such complications as dyslipidemia, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, infertility, and (potentially) coronary artery disease.
DermclinicThis rash has developed over the past few months in a 4-month-old girl.